January 26, 2020

The seriousness of underage drinking during Carnival

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By Duryan Cozier from State of the Territory News USVI So, it is Carnival time again. Time for Caribbean nations to celebrate culture, to have fun and to endlessly jam. However, lurking deep behind the scenes of our festivities is a known wrong which we often turn a blind eye to — underage drinking. If […]

Cayman: Off-duty officer arrested on suspicion of DUI

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From RCIPS Nov 5 2019 Shortly before 2:00AM this morning, officers responded to a single-vehicle collision on the Linford Pierson Highway in George Town. The driver, a man age 63 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of DUI. The man was an off-duty police officer with the RCIPS.

Cayman: RCIPS issue Safety Advisory as a result of spike in DUI offenses

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From RCIPS Since July 2019 police officers have made just over 70 citations for persons driving under the influence of alcohol, with the most recent figures showing that in the month of September alone, 27 citations were made for the offense. Of the persons cited in the month of September, reports show that 8 of […]

Cayman: RCIPS issues reminder to the public on speeding and DUI following weekend incidents

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From RCIPS Following multiple serious traffic collisions over the past few weeks, the RCIPS is issuing a warning and reminder to the public about the consequences of engaging in dangerous driving practices. Officers have made seven arrests for DUI this past weekend, from Friday, 13 September to Sunday, 15 September. Four of the DUI arrests […]

The Counselling Centre provides DUI workshop on Cayman Brac

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The Counselling Centre (TCC), in partnership with the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR), hosted its first-ever DUI workshop on Cayman Brac earlier this month.  Five participants attended the workshop, which included educational and non-judgmental presentations by TCC staffers, Dr. Katheryn Whittaker and Sarah Dewson on Friday, 7 and Saturday, 8 June 2019.  The Minister for […]

Cayman: Single vehicle collision on Owen Roberts Drive, man arrested for DUI and other offenses,

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From RCIPS Shortly after 10:00PM on Friday, 5 July, officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Owen Roberts Drive in the vicinity of the Owen Roberts International Airport. A grey Porsche SUV exited the roadway and collided with a building on the airport site, causing damage to the building. The driver […]

Cayman Islands: 4 persons arrested for DUI at over twice the legal limit, 11 – 15 January

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From RCIPS Jan 15 2019 Shortly after 12:00AM on Sunday, 13 January, a woman, age 28 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a traffic collision on West Bay Road. Officers conducting patrols in the area had come upon the scene of the collision just south of Seven Mile Public Beach, which […]

Cayman Islands’ New Year’s Eve traffic enforcement operations lead to 4 DUI arrests

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From RCIPS This past Monday, 31 December, the RCIPS conducted intensified traffic enforcement operations aimed at combatting drunk driving and other dangerous behavior on the road during the New Year’s Eve celebrations. As a result of these operations, there were four arrests made for DUI on the morning of 1 January. Three of these arrests […]

Cayman Islands police launches 2018 Holiday Safety Campaign, with focus on Road Safety, Crime Prevention, and Financial Security

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From RCIPS Dec 5 2018 RCIPS Launches 2018 Holiday Safety Campaign, with Focus on Road Safety, Crime Prevention, and Financial Security, 5 December Holiday traffic safety operations have gotten underway this week with intensified road enforcement operations that will continue throughout the holiday season and into the new year. The Traffic and Roads Policing Unit has […]

Cayman Islands police traffic enforcement leads to many arrests

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From RCIPS RCIPS Traffic Enforcement Efforts Lead to Arrest and Seizure of Cocaine, DUI Arrests, 14-17 September Shortly after 2:00AM on Monday, 17 September, officers on patrol on Walkers Road conducted a vehicle stop of a grey Honda Fit. As the officers spoke to the driver they detected the scent of ganja coming from the […]